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Pros of OData
Pros of REST
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    Patterns for paging, sorting, filtering
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    ISO Standard
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    Query Language
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    No overfetching, no underfetching
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    Get many resources in a single request
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    Batch requests
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    Bulk requests ("array upsert")
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    Ask for what you need, get exactly that
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    Evolve your API by following the compatibility rules
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    Resource model defines conventional operations
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    Resource Modification Language
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Cons of OData
Cons of REST
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    Overwhelming, no "baby steps" documentation
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    What is OData?

    It is an ISO/IEC approved, OASIS standard that defines a set of best practices for building and consuming RESTful APIs. It helps you focus on your business logic while building RESTful APIs without having to worry about the various approaches to define request and response headers, status codes, HTTP methods, URL conventions, media types, payload formats, query options, etc.

    What is REST?

    An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.

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      What are some alternatives to OData and REST?
      GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.
      JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language.
      SQL is designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS), or for stream processing in a relational data stream management system (RDSMS).
      Prisma is an open-source database toolkit. It replaces traditional ORMs and makes database access easy with an auto-generated query builder for TypeScript & Node.js.
      Oracle PL/SQL
      It is a powerful, yet straightforward database programming language. It is easy to both write and read, and comes packed with lots of out-of-the-box optimizations and security features.
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